Maintenance Technician – Substance Abuse and Mental Health
The Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Operations Manager. He/she must be able to perform and undertake a number of tasks and duties to repair and perform routine maintenance on company properties and overall maintenance of the buildings, offices, residential facilities and vehicles.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include but not limited to the following:
- Interior and exterior building/office/residential repairs, preventative maintenance – drywall patching, paint, carpet/flooring repair and minor plumbing, electrical, landscaping, brush and tree trimming and clean up
- General appliance repair – including but not limited to refrigerator, dishwasher, washer, dryer, sinks, showers, toilets, etc.
- Maintains regular and continuous visual inspections of interior and exterior building/offices/residential facilities and properties reporting any safety and/or maintenance issues immediately to the Maintenance Manager
- Maintains standard monthly testing of utility, fire and safety equipment in line with state regulations and company policy and procedures
- Performs basic equipment and tool maintenance as necessary
- Purchasing of equipment, tools and supplies for basic maintenance repairs using good judgment and maintaining value and cost effectiveness
- Reports all general service maintenance and any repair issues of maintenance vehicles to Maintenance Manager
- Undertakes the maintenance, safety and cleanliness of assigned maintenance vehicles
- Routine trips to buildings/offices/residential facilities and properties
- Makes local pick-ups and deliveries as required
- Effectively communicates with managers, supervisors, employees and departments in dealing with any issues related to the maintenance department duties and performance
- Must be flexible to ensure scheduling coverage after business hours and during emergencies
- Works directly with the Maintenance and Operations Managers to meet state requirements of CCL licensed facilities
- Perform additional tasks and duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience:
The candidate must be a high school graduate or GED, possess a valid and clean CA driving license. They must have a minimum of three (3) years hands-on training and/or experience to undertake basic maintenance/household repairs, have the ability to prioritize workload, use critical thinking skills to solve problems and work independently with a minimum amount of supervision. Must possess good communication skills and flexibility. Experience working in a behavioral healthcare and/or adolescent facility is preferred. The ability to work in an environment in which demands and priorities change rapidly is essential, as is the ability to pass LiveScan, DOJ/FBI background and DMV clearance.
Skills and Competencies:
The candidate must have the skills and competency to communicate with people at all levels of the organization, patients and external agencies. They must be agreeable and professional whilst being able to gather information and refer it to the appropriate member of the team. Accurate information gathering is essential as is the ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritize conflicting demands, whilst working effectively.
The ability to listen actively when spoken to and effectively communicate their thoughts to others is important to this role, as is sensitivity to religious, ethnic and cultural differences in others, along with respect and empathy. The candidate must be able to work alone but also in a team, with fellow staff, in the business setting. They must actively seek out advice and/or guidance in order to solve problems. The candidate will have good time management skills and actively seek to accomplish tasks. They will also be able to use a variety of methods and ideas to solve problems, whilst remaining open to suggestions from others.